Europe’s oldest country: Why is Italy aging?
The European Large Families Confederation
by Sydney Huy
1w ago
The declining birth rate and the increased chances of survival of older people have considerably aged the Italian population, to the point that economists are worried about the country’s future. By Euronews The aging of the Italian population is beginning to take its toll on the famous Italian “dolce vita”. The growing number of pensioners does not match the number of newborns. The efforts of Giorgia Meloni’s right-wing government to boost the birth rate have so far failed to reverse the demographic trend. According to the latest Eurostat data, Italy is the most aged country in the European Un ..read more
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Large families in Madrid launch the campaign “Save the planet, have more children”
The European Large Families Confederation
by Admin
1w ago
With this campaign on bus shelters and metro stops, the organisation wants to subvert the prevailing pessimism and invite more people to join in the joy of a large family. The Large families association of Madrid has installed dozens of posters all over the Madrid region and the capital with a slogan that goes against the tide: Save the planet, have more children. With this campaign on bus shelters and metro stops, the organisation wants to subvert the prevailing pessimism and invite more people to join in the joy of a large family. “A world without pollution is not worth living in if there a ..read more
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Ozoli family from Latvia chosen as European Large Family of the Year 2023
The European Large Families Confederation
by Admin
1w ago
The Latvian family was a finalist alongside candidates from Poland, Romania and Italy. Baiba and Māris Ozoli raise 11 happy and beautiful children. Their marriage starts 26 years ago and now they are the largest family living in Latvia’s city Jelgava. The couple sincerely cares not only for their children, but for each other. Their eldest son Jēkabs is already 25 years old and works as an architect and photographer. 23-year-old Matīss is a professional actor in one of the Latvian state theaters. He is also an athlete and has won several awards at the Latvian and European level in canoeing. In ..read more
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Tomaszów Mazowiecki will host the 12th Congress of Large Families of Poland
The European Large Families Confederation
by Admin
2w ago
We are happy to announce that the city of Tomaszów Mazowiecki will host this year’s Large Family Meeting. The official agreement was signed on January 29, announcing a three-day meeting of families from all over Poland, which will start on May 31 and last until June 2. By 3plus.pl The Large Family Congress is a unique event. This year’s slogan will be Love, Happiness, Safety – Family TO MA – Tomaszów Mazowiecki 2024. This meeting will not only be an opportunity for integration, but also to emphasize the importance of the family in building a strong society. The first Large Famil ..read more
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It Will Take a 3-Child Norm Just To Reach Replacement Fertility
The European Large Families Confederation
by Admin
2w ago
By @MoreBirths (x.com) In a future world where 1/3 of women wind up childless (a fairly middle-of-the-road figure) the remainder will need to have three children each just for society to be at replacemen The brilliant demographic data scientist @BirthGauge (x.com) has created a new chart that shows the distribution of births by birth order across various countries. It is great for understanding typical family sizes. Since almost nobody has seen a chart like this before, @BirthGauge offers some helpful advice for how to interpret it. And what this chart shows is that there is a strong family ..read more
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Portugal: Campaign to Count all Children
The European Large Families Confederation
by Sydney Huy
2w ago
We tell stories like the Portuguese state counts children By Associação Portuguesa Famílias Numerosas In the year in which it celebrates 25 years of life, the Portuguese Large Families Association (APFN) launches a communication campaign entitled “We tell stories as the state tells children”, the motto of the campaign only asks that each child can be seen and considered as what it is: a child. One child must be worth one! A citizen! The campaign is developed on the webpage ‘A child is worth a child’ – www.umfilhovaleum.org and has its own space where it presents concrete cases of the lack of ..read more
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Sixth Anniversary of the Croatian Large Families Association Obitelji 3 Plus
The European Large Families Confederation
by Sydney Huy
2w ago
Guest appearance of the vice-president of the Croatian large families association “Obitelji 3plus“ in the Jutarnji List Briefing By Obitelji 3 Plus The vice-president of the Croatian Association Obitelji 3plus was a guest at the Jutarnji List Briefing, where, along with a lot of useful information, she emphasized some key measures and information for families in Croatia, especially for families with three or more children. “Some parents hide from the employer that they have children, so the employer pays more tax so that at the end of the year, the parent himself reports his child t ..read more
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Germany: Families with many children can be a protective factor in crises and thus a source of happiness and well-being
The European Large Families Confederation
by Sydney Huy
3w ago
Study shows that families with many children are more resilient in crisis situations By Verband Kinderreicher Familien Deutschland Mönchengladbach, 06.02.2024. In crisis situations, it has been shown that families with many children are more resilient than smaller families. In particular, families with three or more children in the household have survived the coronavirus pandemic better – results that come as no surprise to the German Association of Large Families (KRFD). “We are delighted to take note of this study. The feedback from our member families’ experiences between 2020 and 2022 had ..read more
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Spain: 9 out of 10 large families reject having their “name” deleted in the new Family Law
The European Large Families Confederation
by Admin
3w ago
Spanish Large Families Federations asks the Government to listen to families Large families reject outright the change of name and concept contained in the draft Family Law that the Government will soon approve: 86%, i.e. 9 out of 10 large families, do not agree with the change of their name to “families with greater needs of support for upbringing”, and 95% defend maintaining the current title that recognises them as families with more children. This is according to a survey of 9,400 families, carried out by the Spanish Federation of Large Families (FEFN) to find out the opinion of families o ..read more
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Participants from 14 countries attended the 4th congress of European family friendly municipalities in Brussels
The European Large Families Confederation
by Admin
3w ago
The Congress was held in the European capital on 7 February under the title “Digital Future: Family Friendly Cities and the Challenges of Innovation”. Academics, representatives of European institutions, politicians, technicians and administrators from municipalities, invited by ELFAC, the European Large Families Confederation, attended the congress to discuss how digital innovation can make life easier for families, territories more welcoming and attractive, and businesses more competitive. Keeping in mind the perspective of family well-being, speakers emphasised the need to counter the demo ..read more
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